International News

VIDEO: Police record rise in anti-Semitism

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 23:16
Two of England's largest police forces have said there has been a significant increase in anti-Semitic crime since the latest conflict in Gaza broke out.

Found Cambodian family portraits

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 23:15
Inside family albums in Cambodia

Winners of 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photography Contest

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 23:15
Winners of the National Geographic photo competition

India bill to try minors as adults

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 23:10
India's cabinet approves a bill to allow children over 16 to be tried as adults for crimes such as rape and murder.

VIDEO: Ibiza police want drugs help

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:59
One year after Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were arrested, Spanish police are asking for help to stop drugs reaching the holiday island of Ibiza.

Israel offers Gaza truce extension

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:42
Israel offers to extend a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, say Israeli officials, but Hamas, which controls Gaza, has yet to agree to the plan.

Student 'excited' to visit Malaysia

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:35
A friend of one of the British medical students who was stabbed to death in Borneo tells Newsbeat he "could not wait" to help out at a hospital in the country.

'Boris Fever' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:21
Mayor of London Boris Johnson's announcement that he would once again like to stand for election as an MP makes it on to many front pages.

Climber dies after fall at rock face

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:19
A man dies after falling while rock climbing on a cliff face in Gwynedd.

Broadband coverage 'catching up'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 22:14
Wales is catching up in the rollout of superfast broadband, but coverage and the number of people signing up still lags behind the rest of the UK, regulator Ofcom says.

Tidal generator unveiling 'landmark'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:58
A full-scale tidal power generator aimed at showing the potential for renewable energy is being unveiled in Pembrokeshire.

Murray defeats Kyrgios in Toronto

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:53
Andy Murray takes just 54 minutes to defeat Australia's Nick Kyrgios in his first match at the Rogers Cup.

Watson shocks Cibulkova in Montreal

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:51
Heather Watson books a third-round Rogers Cup clash with Victoria Azarenka after defeating Dominika Cibulkova.

Nato Newport summit's road closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:45
Details of road closures around the Celtic Manor which will host September's Nato summit of world leaders are announced as work to erect over 12 miles (20 km) of security fencing starts.

VIDEO: Jimmy Anderson and science of swing

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:07
Cricket analyst Simon Hughes examines how swing bowling and the return to form of Jimmy Anderson could be the key to the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford.

Activist meets 'stolen grandson'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 20:51
Argentine human rights activist Estela Carlotto is reunited with her long-lost grandson after discovering his whereabouts earlier this week.

US travel firm in $500m China move

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 20:39
Priceline Group, owner of travel websites including Booking.com and Agoda, agrees to invest $500m in China's biggest online travel company Ctrip.

Australia commemorates MH17 dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 19:58
Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.

Obama defends unilateral action

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 18:05
President Barack Obama defends his right to act without Congress' approval in order to address the pressing issues facing America.

Councils raise care funding concerns

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:47
Plans to cap the amount of money people in England and Wales spend on their social care could be jeopardised by a lack of funding, councils say.
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